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The meaning of "high and mighty"

" High and mighty "
Proud and arrogant.
Ever since he inherited that fortune he won't come to the pub with the gang any more. All high and mighty if you ask me.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, 15th century. First used in a description of Henry V.
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